Archive for the 'Maine 08' Category

Yet Another Poll Shows Collins Dominance

Sunday, November 4th, 2007

According to a new poll released by Critical Insights, Susan Collins continues to dominate the Senate race in Maine.  Collins now leads by 20 points, 54-34.  Democrats had planned to make the race in Maine a top priority, simply assuming that a red Senator in a blue state would be vulnerable in a Presidential election […]

Collins Thumping Allen

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

In a poll commissioned by DailyKos, Sen. Susan Collins crushed Rep. Tom Allen 56-33.  Democrats had considered this among their top targets.  Suffice it to say, things are not panning out as they had hoped.  Collins’ reelect is at 55%, an ominious sign for any challenger.  If this poll is confirmed by others, don’t be […]

Rep. Allen Challenges Sen. Collins

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

Today Rep. Tom Allen made his long-expected announcement that he is challenging Sen. Susan Collins.  With the defeat of Lincoln Chafee, Collins competes with fellow Mainer Olympia Snowe for the title of most liberal Republican Senator, but Tom Allen makes her look like Barry Goldwater.  The ACU gives Allen a lifetime rating of 3.7 and […]

Collins Picks Up Lieberman Endorsement

Sunday, April 15th, 2007

Sen. Joe Lieberman has decided to tick off the left still more by endorsing Sen. Susan Collins in her bid for reelection.  The decision makes it clear that Sen. Lieberman and the Senate Democrats still have a ways to go in making nice-nice, and suggests that Republicans may yet be able to gain control of […]